Pancakes are always a crowd-pleaser, but a big no-no if you are trying to watch your diet. The answer to this dilemma? Protein Pancakes.
This recipe will make you ditch the boxed pancake mixes in your pantry and never look back.
These pancakes not only contain a good amount of protein, but they also include slow-digesting carbs and fiber, making it a healthy and satisfying alternative!
Go forth and ditch those boxed mixes in your pantry!
4 egg whites
1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp baking powder
Cinnamon to taste
1. Mix all ingredients together in a blender. Blend until you have a smooth batter.
2. Scoop approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake on medium-low heat until mixture bubbles on top, flip and cook for another 60-90 seconds.
3. Finish with a topping of your choice such as fresh fruit or peanut butter and fruit preserves
Makes 4 pancakes
Per pancake: 70cal, 8g carbs, 1g fat, 8g protein, 85mg sodium, 2g sugar